Artist Dupes Mag Into Thinking He Played For NYY

This is awkward. Artist Mark Pulliam was featured in the August issue of ORLANDO MAGAZINE because of his successful career, celebrity connections, and previous life as member of the New York Yankees. One problem: he made it all up.

Yankee stadium

And the crack editorial staff forgot to fact check his account — any of it — before the magazine went to print. Which is why author Mike Boslet had to hastily post a from-the-editor mea culpa via the website.

After a reader alerted Boslet that Pulliam had not, in fact, played Major League baseball, he decided to do some digging. Several phone calls later, Boslet found out that: Read more…